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Should I remove VAIO Platform Update Program?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,806
United States Rank #10,434
Reach 0.0439%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.30 days
569.41 days >
Average installed length: 299.18 days


VersionDistribution 91.45% 8.55%

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VAIO Platform Update Program

What is VAIO Platform Update Program?

VAIO Platform Update Program is a program designed to manage all installed VAIO programs on the user's PC and check for and update any new versions of the software if available. This service will run in the background when Windows starts and periodically check for updates.


It is typically pre-installed with most new Sony computers. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named LoginHelper64.exe. The setup package is about 815.25 KB (834,818 bytes) when donwloaded.

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Programm
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{69DABBAD-F800-4060-9730-CCA6FFDC2D23}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 815.25 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by VAIO Platform Update Program

Program executable:LoginHelper64.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\LoginHelper64.exe

How do I remove VAIO Platform Update Program?

You can uninstall VAIO Platform Update Program from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program VAIO Platform Update Program, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove VAIO Platform Update Program.

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.91%
Windows 10 13.86%
Windows XP 0.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 62.99%
Windows 7 Professional 11.95%
Windows 10 Home 7.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.54%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.67%
Windows 10 Pro 1.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.80%
  Japan 14.34%
  Germany 5.92%
  United Kingdom 4.31%
  India 3.91%
  Saudi Arabia 2.61%
  Canada 2.31%
  Italy 2.31%
  Australia 2.21%
  Brazil 1.50%
  France 1.50%
  Iran 1.40%
  Netherlands 1.40%
  Spain 1.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 99.46%
Dell 0.54%
Common models
Sony VPCF13M1E 2.96%
Sony VPCF11M1E 2.47%
Sony VPCEA36FA 2.22%
Sony VPCEA16FA 2.22%
Sony SVZ1311AJ 1.98%
Sony VPCEC3M1E 1.98%

About Sony

Sony is a leading manufacturer of electronics products for the consumer markets and is the electronics business unit and the parent company of the Sony Group.
Publisher URL: www.sony.com


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